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5 charged with drug trafficking in Etowah County
Jevon Levincent English (L) and Misty Walker Willett (R), along with three others, face a drug trafficking charge out of Etowah County. (Etowah County Sheriff's Office)
Sardis man arrested for meth
A Sardis City man was arrested after agents found him in possession of 56 grams (1.97 ozs.) of methamphetamine.Etowah County Drug Enforcement Agency Deputy Commander Phil Sims said Donald Naylor, 35, of Sardis City, was charged with trafficking in methamphetamine, and two counts of unlawful distribu
Hydroplanes set to race in Guntersville this weekend
“I’ve never been to Alabama, so this is really cool," said U-21 hydroplane driver, Brian Perkins. "I like it. The people are awesome.”
Attalla woman charged with chemical endangerment of a child
According to the Etowah County Sheriff's Office, Chelsea Watkins admitted to and tested positive for methamphetamine, amphetamine and marijuana while pregnant.
Boaz police searching for theft suspect
Boaz police said a man wanted for recent thefts ran from officers Tuesday and may have been armed at the time.Hunter Moore ran into a wooded area Tuesday when Boaz and Albertville police went to serve him with a warrant for theft. Police had been searching for Moore since Friday, when they said they
Police: Truck shows suspicious activity, prompts search for vehicle
The video, in the post, shows the driver slowly pull into a driveway and turns around. The vehicle has been in the area since Wednesday, June 20.
Police Report for June 22
A Gadsden woman told police her 24-year-old son assaulted her, punching and choking her Monday evening after she had given him money, then asked how he spent it.
Gadsden police investigating recent reports of someone shooting paintballs at vehicles and houses
GADSDEN, Ala (WIAT) - The Gadsden Police Department is investigating several incidents of someone or multiple people shooting paintballs at homes and moving vehicles. Gadsden Police say they received reports over the last couple months, but the reports increased over the last week.
Albertville green lights rec center, purchase of Kmart and movie theater
The Albertville City Council approved the issue of $34.75 million in bonds to improve city roads, help fund construction of Phase II of the city’s recreation complex, purchase the Kmart property and to provide incentives for a new movie theater.The city will issue three bonds in the series. The Seri
Guntersville approves new lakefront development
The Guntersville City Council approved a lakefront development agreement at the city’s harbor.“We approved a Development Agreement with Patrick Lawler, who is a Guntersville native, and he will do a mixed-use type development with restaurants, retail, and entertainment,” Guntersville Mayor Leigh Dol
This weekend’s Guntersville Lake HydroFest is rain or shine
GUNTERSVILLE, Ala. -- Friday kicks off Guntersville Lake HydroFest and organizers are expecting crowds numbering in the thousands, but there's also a threat of some storms. Organizers say the event is rain or shine, and there is a web of safety plans in place in case the 'shine' doesn't happen.
Weather preparations set for Lake Guntersville Hydrofest
GUNTERSVILLE, AL (WAFF) -The racing teams have made their way to town for the 2018 Lake Guntersville Hydrofest.Rain welcomed the racers for Thursday morning's kickoff of the Hydrofest weekend. Despite Mother Nature’s untimely greeting, racers were ready to start their engines Friday.Katy Norton, pre
Police: Thief stole $150 from Hollywood gas station
Brandon Dekoda Evans, 22 of Stevenson, faces a Fourth-degree Theft of Property charge after he stole $150 from Walden’s Citgo in Hollywood.
“We’ve never had a case of this much heroin at one time” – Arab officers make heroin trafficking arrest
ARAB, Ala. -- Officers with the Arab Police Department arrested a man and charged him with trafficking heroin, and they say it's the most they've ever seen.
New Traffic Cameras installed in Guntersville
With over 1,000 people expected to attend the event, and Sunset Drive closing for the weekend, WAAY 31 learned these cameras will help police, serving as an eye in the sky.
Marshall County employee returns to work after a three week suspension for using a racial slur
MARSHALL COUNTY, Ala. - A Marshall County employee is back in the office, after a three-week suspension for using a racial slur on the job. It started with a note that Marshall County Circuit Clerk, Cheryl Pierce, received back in May.
H1 drivers expect records to be set at Guntersville Lake HydroFest
Alabama's Wiggins Racing's U-27 "Greater Gadsden presents Chase Building Group" (forground), driven by Cal Phipps, races deck-to-deck against the national champion U-1 "Miss HomeStreet". The H1 Unlimited hydroplanes will compete on Guntersville Lake June 22-24, 2018, for the Southern Cup.Christopher
Second capital murder charged filed for men accused of killing 13-year-old girl
Yoni Martinez Aguilar, 26, and Israel Gonzalez Palomino, 34, were both charged with capital murder of a person under the age of 14 in connection to that investigation.
Police: Grain truck causes traffic delay in Geraldine
Courtesy: Geraldine Police DepartmentGERALDINE, Ala. — Geraldine Police say one lane is blocked on Highway 75 Wednesday around the north end of the town. They describe a grain truck has caused the issue this morning.The photo shows the truck’s trailer broken near the center.
Racial slur may cost a Marshall County clerk her job
The disciplinary that was taken. We feel that it's not enough, that we feel that there should be a zero tolerance for this action. And that the employee should have been terminated, when this occured.